Average Bench: 70.5% (314th of 1316)

more Based on 221,012 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00004E414C206472, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000306C3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz

The Intel Core i5-4460 is a slightly upgraded version of Intel's 2013 Haswell i5-4440. Comparing the i5-4460 and i5-4440 shows that the only change is an increase in both base and turbo frequencies from 3.4 to 3.5 GHz. In terms of effective speed the 4460 is exactly on a par with the average of the top ten user rated CPUs, not a bad result for an i5. Thanks to its four cores the 4460 is can easily deal with the vast majority of desktop computing (email, web browsing, word processing etc.). In fact this model is probably overpowered for the majority of users. Most users wont require the multi-core capabilities that the 4460 offers and will do better to choose a lower powered and cheaper CPU. [Jun '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 55%Average: 70.5% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-4460 averaged 29.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 83.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 91.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4460 is 23.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4460 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 339Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 337Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 221,012 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.3 Memory 83.6 92.9
73.3 1-Core 91.2 99.3
142 2-Core 179 195
70.4% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 4-Core 333 374
246 8-Core 337 375
45.7% 335 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 64-Core 339 376
22.8% 339 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 193
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 360
49% 360 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 79.7
2-Core 183
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 319
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 193
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 371
46% 343 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 186
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 370
50% 366 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,115,905 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $194 @ launch in May '14
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Typical Core i5-4460 Builds (Compare 4,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Inspiron 3847

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $180

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4460 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi5-4460
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Haswell refreshed...

Added 7 years ago.

Good

1 month ago.

Did a fantastic job with gaming until this day.


Good

2 days ago.

used it on my gaming PC for years and its still working well


Good

1 month ago.

i5 4460 top , i have this processor with gtx 960 2 gb.all games have enough performance


Average

7 months ago.

Good for an econ build. Will not hit max settings in most games but if you don't have the budget it's solid.


Liked

1 month ago.

Comment 

For the price, it offers perfect performance. I can play Watch Dogs on Ultra settings and all to max at full HD.—Nov '14


Poor

8 days ago.

Actually it is pretty good processor. I can play some cpu intensive game comfortably, and of course low cost. But the low clock will be major disadvantages. when you running unoptimized app that using mostly 2 cores.


Excellent

3 months ago.

It's good for most games but take care not to use it just with the stock gpu as the gpu will tremendously bottleneck the cpu!


Excellent

12 months ago.

A pretty good price-performance CPU here in México, is not the fastest but at least done very well 60 fps on 1080p on a lot of tittles with a good GPU paired with it


Poor

6 months ago.

This is a cheap and fast CPU. I picked up three of them with motherboards, SSD, case, PS, and 16GB of RAM each for less than $1000.00. I use them for laboratories and they eat through virtualized workloads. It's a nice enough chip for playing with bigger things, like HortonWorks, Docker, etc.


Good

15 months ago.

2020 stilll working in 2k 60fps with 1060 3g


Good

23 months ago.

Plays all 2018/2019 modern AAA titles at 60fps+ on 1080p with a 1070GTX, however, it does bottleneck the GPU, costing you 10 - 20% performance but that doesn't really matter when you have 60+ fps. If you are still using one, don't worry about upgrading right now.


Excellent

22 days ago.

Can't even play csgo 144+ with it


Excellent

6 months ago.

runs pubg so well it looks like csgo


Above average

7 years ago.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Good

4 years ago.

Been using this CPU for a year and I have a Stock intel cooler on it. Hottest it has gotten under full load with photo rendering and Video Rendering is 65c (149f) after 3 hour on 100% load with my room at 75f. I also game and i play csgo to mmo's to single player rpgs. I have had 0 problem with the CPU and having trouble replacing it because i got it so cheap and it performs so well. I love this little guy. may he rest in peace when i kill it or retire it to my NAS computer.


Good

1 month ago.

Nice, not gonna be as good as my i7-4790 but it's a good chip


Excellent

3 years ago.

lasted me years since 2015 and every gpu i pair does not bottleneck ,and for the encoding performance it should depend on the program and the format


Average

3 years ago.

Good if you don't want to overclock and can't afford a 4690.


Excellent

5 years ago.

Solid CPU. No complaints.


Good

4 years ago.

75% lock to 3,4ghz


Excellent

3 years ago.

This CPU performs very well for it's performance bracket!


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